Description: A bride and groom must not meet on the day of the wedding except at the altar.
Origin: Victorian Britain
There are many customs and superstitions associated with weddings, and superstitious folk about to embark on marriage should plan their activities carefully. For luck a bride should wear 'something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a sixpence in her shoe.'
Brides should also wear a wedding veil for protection from the Evil Eye of the envious. And although most weddings now take place on a Saturday it was considered unlucky in the past.
IT'S BEST NOT TO SEE YOUR PARTNER BEFORE THE WEDDING
Note: These superstitions
were researched and written by Stuart Macfarlane (Website:
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